Throughout her career, Beyoncé has served as a spokesperson and model for several other brands, including L' Oreal and Tommy Hilfiger.
Beyoncé found herself under fire after performing a private concert for Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi on New Year's Eve in 2010.
The following January, Beyoncé sang James' trademark song, "At Last," for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at his inaugural ball.
In addition to acting and performing, Beyoncé ran a clothing line called House of Dereon with her mother.
She also launched her own fragrance, Heat, in 2010.
There is something so relieving about life taking over you like that. I think they feel like their lives are so perfect, and it's really hard to go through painful experiences when you are in the public eye because it's hard to have closure.”“In my hardest moments, where I thought, 'What am I doing?
I'm not strong enough for this, I can't get through this, I'm not ready.' I just have to say, 'Jump!